Where to find excellent restaurants, pubs, bistros, coffee shops, bars and music clubs in Prague
V Zátiší restaurant is a gourmet gem hidden in a tangle of picturesque Old Town streets near the Bethlehem Chapel. It was one of the first luxury restaurants to open after 1989, and since then it has sparkled in the Prague culinary scene.
On the first floor of an inconspicuous multi-storey building, Café Louvre stands on Národní třída. In fact, this institution consists of several spaces, each with its own function. You’ll find a restaurant, billiards room, summer terrace, and a café oozing Belle Époque atmosphere.
Just a stone’s throw from the Church of St Nicholas in Malá Strana, renowned chef Jan Kaplan concocts dishes served on original Morricone plates. The menu is rather succinct, and goes in two main directions: it perfectly represents traditional Czech cuisine, but will also satisfy lovers of world cuisine.
If you’re a fan of quirky things or curiosities, Grand Café Orient – a unique Cubist café – is for you. The buffet-bar has an entirely Cubist design concept, as have the mirrors, chandeliers, chairs, curtains, and door handles ... Basically, Cubism everywhere you look.
They have one Michelin star, but they deserve at least two... In the whole of Central Europe, you won’t find a restaurant that so elegantly combines innovation and culinary tradition, revisiting the latter with originality while using local produce.
Maitrea is one of the zen vegetarian addresses in Prague's Old Town. It's the ideal place for anyone looking for vegetarian food in an elegant, hushed atmosphere. Looking for inspiration or spirituality? The Maitrea restaurant offers high-quality vegetarian cuisine in a 100% Feng Shui interior.
The story of this restaurant on the Novotného lávka quay is a dramatic one: barely two years after opening, it was literally submerged by the waters of the Vltava during Prague's great flood of 2002. Only the upper part of the building escaped the flood.
You’ve just attended a concert in the Smetana Hall or you’ve just been admiring the buildings on Wenceslas Square. Either way, you're feeling enthused by the elegance of Belle Époque and don’t want to lose its magic. Keep the wonder alive by visiting the unique Café Imperial.